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23 August 2010

How words 'make the grade' to get in the dictionary

A friend recently referred me to this article by Max Davidson of the Telegraph newspaper. Some of the words that don't make it to the dictionary are still rather inspired! Check out Max's article here:

1 comment:

  1. Shakespeare introduced more than 1700 words into the English language - plus a lot more that never caught on.

    See for words he coined.

    And here are some that were not taken up - but possibly should have been: